4 Keys to AI’s Future in Employee Benefits

4 Keys to AI’s Future in Employee Benefits

Artificial Intelligence holds a lot of promise in helping organizations better understand the needs of its employees. Its ability to make sense of large amounts of information helps HR technology experts like myself discover actionable insights and new ways of solving problems. What is AI’s role in the workplace— and how might you best leverage AI technology to coordinate employee benefits and create simple solutions at an organizational level? Here are four keys to consider as you weigh the future of AI:

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Panel Blog Series: How Employers Can Create Inclusive Environments for All Generations

Panel Blog Series: How Employers Can Create Inclusive Environments for All Generations

An increasing number of older adults want and need to work longer, and forward-thinking employers have responded. As the Director of an international, interdisciplinary network of scholars at the Sloan Research Network on Aging and Work at Boston College, I’m sharing how employers can navigate a changing workforce to prioritize employees across at least four generations.

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Panel Blog Series: Rethinking Employee Perks and Implementing a Program Your Team Will Love

Panel Blog Series: Rethinking Employee Perks and Implementing a Program Your Team Will Love

Employees are looking for room to grow and meaningful work. They want benefits and perks that are personalized to who they are and what they need. Even though these perks are attractive and generous, they’re issued in a blanketed fashion and don’t reap the benefits of the perk. It’s time to put employees in the driver’s seat so they can pick the perks they’ll benefit from most. In this blog post, I share how to rethink employee perks so you can implement a program that your team members will love.

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Association Health Plans: What You Need to Know About the New Rule

Association Health Plans: What You Need to Know About the New Rule

If you own a small business, you may be intrigued by the expected expansion of Association Health Plans under a new rule that got a stamp of approval from the Trump administration this spring. Will they meet your needs or the needs of your employees? Can they save you money? Learn what makes this rule different, according to EBS Managing Partner, Paul Rooney.

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3 Things to Consider When Coming out of a PEO

3 Things to Consider When Coming out of a PEO

Based on what we’ve seen in the market and what companies have confided in us, there are four trigger points have historically encouraged companies to explore exiting a PEO relationship. Leaving a PEO, however, is a big decision, If you’re considering coming out of a PEO model in the next year, here are five things to consider as part of your PEO transition checklist.

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Massachusetts Equal Pay Act: Five Actions to Remain Compliant

Massachusetts Equal Pay Act: Five Actions to Remain Compliant

The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, effective in Massachusetts beginning July 1, 2018, enacted to prohibit pay discrimination based on gender, has got many employers scrambling to make sense of how they can remain compliant. I’ve worked with many companies to help them understand the implications, and in celebration of National Equal Pay Day (April 10th, 2018), I’m sharing some information and five actions you can take to get ahead of the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act.

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4 Reasons Why Companies Are Helping Employees with Student Loan Debt Relief

4 Reasons Why Companies Are Helping Employees with Student Loan Debt Relief

If you’re reading this article, it means you’ve most likely been around the block lately with new ideas about how to make your employee benefits package the most competitive as possible. But have you considered offering student loan assistance? I recently gave a talk with the team at EBS on how they can help the employers they work with implement student loan repayment assistance programs. Today, I’m sharing four reasons why companies are helping employees ease the burden of their student loans.

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5 Questions to Help You Assess Last Year’s Employee Benefit Renewal Process

5 Questions to Help You Assess Last Year’s Employee Benefit Renewal Process

Throughout last year, you probably worked with a broker to renew your employee benefits plans. Looking back, how did that process go for you? Now that the employee benefits renewal process is over for most of you, it’s time to reflect on how it went, and consider what you might like to change for the coming year. After all, who doesn’t want the best possible renewal experience? As you assess last year’s renewal process, here are 5 questions to ask yourself.

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These 5 Employee Benefit Areas Should Have Your Attention this Quarter

These 5 Employee Benefit Areas Should Have Your Attention this Quarter

As an employer, a new year is an excellent time to take stock of where your organization stands when it comes to employee engagement priorities and plans. It’s the perfect moment to take a pulse check and look for opportunities to improve and up-level your efforts. But it can be daunting to figure out where to start. To help you out, we’ve compiled a short, curated list of where, exactly, to focus your energies in the first half of 2018.

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5 Reasons Why the Zenefits Model Doesn’t Work

5 Reasons Why the Zenefits Model Doesn’t Work

When Zenefits got knocked with a substantial amount of bad press,it caused many business owners and benefits decision makers to second-guess whether or not leaving the traditional broker model was the right solution for their business. We hope, in explaining these five key shortcomings of this self-service model, you can be more confident in the questions to ask a potential benefits technology solutions vendor.

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